Category: History

Charles Holden’s Tube Stations Mapped

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Charles Holden’s Tube Stations Mapped BY M@ Click or tap for larger version.Ever seen a brown-brick tube station with large windows? Then you’ve probably clocked the work of Charles Holden. Holden (1875-1960) designed dozens of stations for London Underground, including many of architectural distinction. Source: Charles Holden’s Tube Stations Mapped | Londonist Advertisements

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London transport fabrics over the decades

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London transport fabrics over the decades. As part of the Celebrating Britain’s Transport Textile project, London Transport Museum curator Georgia Morley has researched the hard wearing and distinctively-patterned fabrics that have covered Britain’s transport seating since the 1920s. Read More: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/gallery/2019/mar/12/london-transport-distinctive-fabrics-moquette-history-in-pictures

Revealed: TfL Tube maps from the last two decades show how the London Underground lines have evolved

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TfL Tube maps from the last two decades show how the London Underground lines have evolved. Fascinating maps from the Transport for London archives show how the capital’s Tube lines have evolved over the last two decades. The collection of diagrams, which were used inside the train carriages, reveal changes to the network dating back […]

Hidden London: London Transport Museum offers chance to explore capital’s secret Tube stations

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Hidden London: London Transport Museum offers a chance to explore capital’s secret Tube stations. London’s Underground network is a labyrinth of tunnels, passageways and platforms and, over the years, many stations have been abandoned and then largely forgotten. However, the London Transport Museum is offering guests another the chance to adventure deep into the bowels […]

London Underground map that shows every abandoned ‘GHOST STATION’

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London Underground map that shows every abandoned ‘GHOST STATION’. Tunnel into the past! From ‘British Museum’ to ‘Down Street’, the fascinating London Underground map that shows every single abandoned ‘GHOST STATION’ It has been created by Franklin Jarrier, who names the ‘ghost stations’ and indicates the date they closed. His map shows the actual layout […]

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